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Li-Shiun Chen, MD, MPH, ScD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Schizophrenia
Mood Disorders
Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Certified

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Schizophrenia, early psychosis, mood disorders, substance dependence, community psychiatry, genetics, family and sibling studies.















Dr. Chen is the adolescent & adult psychiatry assessment supervisor for the First Contact Assessment Service, which evaluates individuals who are showing early signs of a possible psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia. In addition to assessment by a psychiatrist, First Contact assessments include diagnostic interviews and cognitive testing by a psychologist. The First Contact Assessment Service generally does not follow patients over time, but provides evaluation reports to the treating psychiatrist.

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Medical Degree: National Taiwan University, School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan 1993
Sc.D.: Psychiatric Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 1998
M.P.H.: Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 1995

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Smoking Interacts With CHRNA5, a Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit Gene, to Influence the Risk of IBD-Related Surgery.
Cushing KC, Chiplunker A, Li A, Sung YJ, Geisman T, Chen LS, Cresci S, Gutierrez AM
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Apr 23; 24(5)1057-1064. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izx094.

PMID:
    29688464
    [PubMed - in process]
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SPL6 represses signalling outputs of ER stress in control of panicle cell death in rice.
Wang QL, Sun AZ, Chen ST, Chen LS, Guo FQ
Nat Plants. 2018 Apr 9; doi: 10.1038/s41477-018-0131-z.

PMID:
    29632394
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The rabbit vagina as an in vivo model for vaginal fenticonazole permeability and toxicity.
Campos R, Bittencourt SF, Rojas-Moscoso JA, Pissinatti L, Chen LS, Porto M, Moreno RA, Mendes GD, De Nucci G
J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods. 2018 Apr 7; 94(Pt 1)14-18. doi: 10.1016/j.vascn.2018.04.001.

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    29630936
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Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty.
Srivastava AB, Ramsey AT, McIntosh LD, Bailey TC, Fisher SL, Fox L, Castro M, Ma Y, Baker TB, Chen LS, Bierut LJ
Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Feb 22; doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty031.

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    29481616
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Co-occurring expression and methylation QTLs allow detection of common causal variants and shared biological mechanisms.
Pierce BL, Tong L, Argos M, Demanelis K, Jasmine F, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Islam MT, Shahriar H, Islam T, Rahman M, Yunus M, Kibriya MG, Chen LS, Ahsan H
Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 23; 9(1)804. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03209-9.

PMID:
    29476079
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A meta-analysis approach with filtering for identifying gene-level gene-environment interactions.
Wang J, Liu Q, Pierce BL, Huo D, Olopade OI, Ahsan H, Chen LS
Genet Epidemiol. 2018 Feb 11; doi: 10.1002/gepi.22115.

PMID:
    29430690
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Endothelial Cell-Specific Overexpression of Del-1 Drives Expansion of Haematopoietic Progenitor Cells in the Bone Marrow.
Chen LS, Kourtzelis I, Singh RP, Grossklaus S, Wielockx B, Hajishengallis G, Chavakis T, Mitroulis I
Thromb Haemost. 2018 Feb 7; doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1624582.

PMID:
    29415284
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Toward the implementation of genomic applications for smoking cessation and smoking-related diseases.
Ramsey AT, Chen LS, Hartz SM, Saccone NL, Fisher SL, Proctor EK, Bierut LJ
Transl Behav Med. 2018 Jan 29; 8(1)7-17. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibx060.

PMID:
    29385591
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Reoccurrence of congenital piriform sinus fistula after the internal opening obliteration with CO(2) laser cauterization: one case report].
Gong XX, Xu MM, Chen LS, Huang SL, Zhang B, Liang L
Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2018 Jan 7; 53(1)61-63. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.1673-0860.2018.01.015.

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    29365385
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Niche point-of-care endocrine testing - Reviews of intraoperative parathyroid hormone and cortisol monitoring.
Chen LS, Singh RJ
Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci. 2018 Mar; 55(2)115-128. doi: 10.1080/10408363.2018.1425975.

PMID:
    29357735
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Modulation of Myelopoiesis Progenitors Is an Integral Component of Trained Immunity.
Mitroulis I, Ruppova K, Wang B, Chen LS, Grzybek M, Grinenko T, Eugster A, Troullinaki M, Palladini A, Kourtzelis I, Chatzigeorgiou A, Schlitzer A, Beyer M, Joosten LAB, Isermann B, Lesche M, Petzold A, Simons K, Henry I, Dahl A, Schultze JL, Wielockx B, Zamboni N, Mirtschink P, Coskun Ü, Hajishengallis G, Netea MG, Chavakis T
Cell. 2018 Jan 11; 172(1-2)147-161.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.11.034.

PMID:
    29328910
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Perceived recurrence risk of having another affected child: A survey on parents of children with autism spectrum disorders in Taiwan.
Li M, Huang TY, Ye J, Zhao S, Chen LS
Patient Educ Couns. 2018 May; 101(5)926-931. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.12.013.

PMID:
    29301637
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Development and evaluation of a genomics training program for community health workers in Texas.
Chen LS, Zhao S, Stelzig D, Dhar SU, Eble T, Yeh YC, Kwok OM
Genet Med. 2018 Jan 4; doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.236.

PMID:
    29300380
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Characterization and expression patterns of ERK1 and ERK2 from Epinephelus coioides against Cryptocaryon irritans infection.
Sun HY, Huang MZ, Mo ZQ, Chen LS, Chen G, Yang M, Ni LY, Li YW, Dan XM
Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018 Mar; 74393-400. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2017.12.050.

PMID:
    29292199
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Crescendo Skin Sympathetic Nerve Activity and Ventricular Arrhythmia.
Kabir RA, Doytchinova A, Liu X, Adams D, Straka S, Chen LS, Shen C, Lin SF, Everett TH 4th, Chen PS
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Dec 26; 70(25)3201-3202. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.10.065.

PMID:
    29268931
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[Investigation of the Necrophagous Flies in Beijing].
Chen LS, Zhu GH
Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Jun; 33(3)267-270. doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1004-5619.2017.03.011.

PMID:
    29230992
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Sulfur-Mediated-Alleviation of Aluminum-Toxicity in Citrus grandis Seedlings.
Guo P, Li Q, Qi YP, Yang LT, Ye X, Chen HH, Chen LS
Int J Mol Sci. 2017 Dec 3; 18(12)pii: E2570. doi: 10.3390/ijms18122570.

PMID:
    29207499
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Chemical shift magnetic resonance imaging for distinguishing minimal-fat renal angiomyolipoma from renal cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis.
Chen LS, Zhu ZQ, Wang ZT, Li J, Liang LF, Jin JY, Wang ZQ
Eur Radiol. 2018 May; 28(5)1854-1861. doi: 10.1007/s00330-017-5141-0.

PMID:
    29178029
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Genome-wide association study of telomere length among South Asians identifies a second RTEL1 association signal.
Delgado DA, Zhang C, Chen LS, Gao J, Roy S, Shinkle J, Sabarinathan M, Argos M, Tong L, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Sarwar G, Shahriar H, Rahman M, Yunus M, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Ahsan H, Pierce BL
J Med Genet. 2018 Jan; 55(1)64-71. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2017-104922.

PMID:
    29151059
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How are lung cancer risk perceptions and cigarette smoking related?-testing an accuracy hypothesis.
Chen LS, Kaphingst KA, Tseng TS, Zhao S
Transl Cancer Res. 2016 Oct; 5(Suppl 5)S964-S971. doi: 10.21037/tcr.2016.10.75.

PMID:
    29147644
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